Town Will Pay For Revoking Sewer Connection Without Hearing

August 2015
Land Use Law Report;Aug2015, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p4
The article reports that the town of Amherst in New York will pay 1.5 million U.S. dollars for revoking a municipal sewer connection without a legal reason. Topics include the lack of sewer access as an obstacle to the development of an office park in the town, the decision of Amherst Town Board to authorize the request of property owner Acquest Wehrle, LLC for a sewer tap-in waiver from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and how Acquest would prevail on a substantive due process claim.


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